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Former Longhorn Quandre Diggs broke his right leg, dislocated his ankle compared to the Cardinals

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) – Seattle Seahawks Pro Bowl safety Quandre Diggs was taken off the field after breaking his right leg and dislocating his ankle during a game against the Arizona Cardinals in the fourth round.

Seattle coach Pete Carroll said Diggs broke his right fibula.

“Just a broken heart because everyone loves the way he is,” Carroll said after the Seahawks beat the Cardinals 38-30.

Diggs seemed to slide across the grass just before being blocked and immediately grabbed his shins. The players on both teams were annoyed when the Seattle coaches worked with Diggs. Teammate DJ Reed throws his helmet.

Diggs was in tears as he was taken away, as were some of his teammates.

News of his injury also spread throughout the NFL. In response to questions after the Miami loss, New England Patriots defensive back Adrian Phillips made a tearful statement about Diggs.

“I just wanted to start this to say that I am praying for Quandre,” Phillips said, voice trembling. “He just had a terrible injury. I just want you to know that I love you’. I hate this so much. I am just praying for you. I will talk to you as soon as I can. I just want to get over this.”

Media in the room told Phillips he didn’t have to answer any questions and he was back in the Patriots locker room. ”

Diggs made his first Pro Bowl this season and is set to become a free agent this season. He leads the Seahawks with five interceptions this season and is third with 63 tackles ahead of Sunday’s game.

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Tom Vazquez

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